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The Resource Science fiction quotations : from the inner mind to the outer limits, edited by Gary Westfahl ; with a foreword by Arthur C. Clarke

Science fiction quotations : from the inner mind to the outer limits, edited by Gary Westfahl ; with a foreword by Arthur C. Clarke

Label
Science fiction quotations : from the inner mind to the outer limits
Title
Science fiction quotations
Title remainder
from the inner mind to the outer limits
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gary Westfahl ; with a foreword by Arthur C. Clarke
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this unprecedented collection of science fiction and fantasy quotations, the reader revisits the stunning moment when Mary Shelley's Frankenstein first comes to life; witnesses the transformation of Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll into Mr. Hyde; is present when Bruce Wayne resolves to become Batman; and overhears the cosmic conclusions of The Incredible Shrinking Man. Drawing upon two centuries of the vast and provocative literature of science fiction and fantasy, this comprehensive book presents more than 2,900 quotations from wide-ranging sources, including science fiction and fantasy stories, novels, films and television programmes. The quotations are organised by topic - alien worlds; darkness and light; robots, androids and cyborgs; machines and technology; weapons; and more than one hundred others. The reader will encounter the wit and wisdom of renowned authors (H.G. Wells, Ray Bradbury, J.R.R. Tolkien, Ursula K. Le Guin) along with definitive versions of such important statements as Isaac Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics and Star Trek's Prime Directive. With its thorough index, this book is both an invaluable resource for the writer or scholar and an irresistible page-turner for the curious browser
Cataloging source
N$T
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Westfahl, Gary
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  • Science-fiction
  • FICTION
  • REFERENCE
  • Science fiction
Label
Science fiction quotations : from the inner mind to the outer limits, edited by Gary Westfahl ; with a foreword by Arthur C. Clarke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
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rdacontent
Contents
Actions -- Aliens -- Alien Worlds -- Ambition and Hope -- Animals -- Apocalypse -- The Arts -- Astronauts and Space Travelers -- Beauty -- Belief -- The Body -- Buildings and Architecture -- Business and Economics -- Change -- Children and Young People -- Choice -- Cities -- Civilization and Barbarism -- Class System -- Clothing and Nudity -- Communication and Speech -- Communities -- Computers -- Cosmology and Eschatology -- Courage and Cowardice -- Cultures and Anthropology -- Darkness and Light -- Death -- Destiny -- Dimensions -- Dreams and Sleep -- Earth -- Education -- Emotions -- Evil -- Evolution -- Exploration and Adventure -- Fear and Horror -- Flying -- Folly and Stupidity -- Food and Drink -- Freedom -- Friendship -- The Future -- God -- Gods and Demons -- Governments -- Happiness and Sadness -- Heroes and Superheroes -- History -- Humanity -- Humor and Laughter -- Imagination and Ideas -- Immortality -- Impossibility -- Individualism and Identity -- Intelligence -- Justice -- Kindness -- Knowledge and Information -- Language -- Laws and Crimes -- The Laws of Science Fiction -- Life -- Logic -- Loneliness and Solitude -- Love and Romance -- Machines and Technology -- Madness and Sanity -- Marriage -- Mathematics -- Media -- Medicine and Disease -- Memory -- Money -- Monsters -- Morality -- Mothers and Fathers -- Music -- Nature -- Old Age -- Overpopulation -- Pain and Suffering -- Paradoxes -- Paranoia -- Perception and Vision -- Plants -- Politics -- Power -- Problems -- Progress -- Psychic Powers -- Psychology -- Race Relations -- Reality -- Religion -- Revolution and Rebellion -- Roads and Automobiles -- Robots, Androids, and Cyborgs -- Science -- Science Fiction -- Scientists -- The Sea -- Secrets and Mysteries -- Sex -- Space -- Spaceships -- Space Travel -- Stars -- Stories and Writers -- Surrealism -- Survival -- Thinking -- Time -- Time Travel -- Travel -- Truth -- The Universe -- The Unknown -- Utopia -- Violence -- War and Peace -- Wealth and Possessions -- Weapons -- Wisdom -- Women and Men -- Work
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ocn128265088
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 461 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780300127645
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)128265088
Label
Science fiction quotations : from the inner mind to the outer limits, edited by Gary Westfahl ; with a foreword by Arthur C. Clarke
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Actions -- Aliens -- Alien Worlds -- Ambition and Hope -- Animals -- Apocalypse -- The Arts -- Astronauts and Space Travelers -- Beauty -- Belief -- The Body -- Buildings and Architecture -- Business and Economics -- Change -- Children and Young People -- Choice -- Cities -- Civilization and Barbarism -- Class System -- Clothing and Nudity -- Communication and Speech -- Communities -- Computers -- Cosmology and Eschatology -- Courage and Cowardice -- Cultures and Anthropology -- Darkness and Light -- Death -- Destiny -- Dimensions -- Dreams and Sleep -- Earth -- Education -- Emotions -- Evil -- Evolution -- Exploration and Adventure -- Fear and Horror -- Flying -- Folly and Stupidity -- Food and Drink -- Freedom -- Friendship -- The Future -- God -- Gods and Demons -- Governments -- Happiness and Sadness -- Heroes and Superheroes -- History -- Humanity -- Humor and Laughter -- Imagination and Ideas -- Immortality -- Impossibility -- Individualism and Identity -- Intelligence -- Justice -- Kindness -- Knowledge and Information -- Language -- Laws and Crimes -- The Laws of Science Fiction -- Life -- Logic -- Loneliness and Solitude -- Love and Romance -- Machines and Technology -- Madness and Sanity -- Marriage -- Mathematics -- Media -- Medicine and Disease -- Memory -- Money -- Monsters -- Morality -- Mothers and Fathers -- Music -- Nature -- Old Age -- Overpopulation -- Pain and Suffering -- Paradoxes -- Paranoia -- Perception and Vision -- Plants -- Politics -- Power -- Problems -- Progress -- Psychic Powers -- Psychology -- Race Relations -- Reality -- Religion -- Revolution and Rebellion -- Roads and Automobiles -- Robots, Androids, and Cyborgs -- Science -- Science Fiction -- Scientists -- The Sea -- Secrets and Mysteries -- Sex -- Space -- Spaceships -- Space Travel -- Stars -- Stories and Writers -- Surrealism -- Survival -- Thinking -- Time -- Time Travel -- Travel -- Truth -- The Universe -- The Unknown -- Utopia -- Violence -- War and Peace -- Wealth and Possessions -- Weapons -- Wisdom -- Women and Men -- Work
Control code
ocn128265088
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 461 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300127645
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 800d01f9-1c28-419e-bd81-65196c894a2a
  • 22573/ctt1bhjcnk
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)128265088

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